Kansas Remote Learning Grant program extended through Spring

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Kansas programs that aim to help school-aged kids while undergoing remote learning can now apply for extensions in the Remote Learning Grant program.

Governor Laura Kelly says programs that got funding for remote learning are now eligible to apply for extensions to support online education through the spring of 2021. She said the Remote Learning Grant program will continue to help address the learning and supervision

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By-appointment and drop-in tests in Santa Clara County

Free coronavirus testing will be provided at several Santa Clara County sites in the coming week, mostly by appointment but on a drop-in basis in at least two locations.

The county is offering two walk-in pop-up sites. They require no appointments but are only for people without symptoms. One is in San Jose at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 467 N. White Road, and will be open until Feb. 19 from 11

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Things to do in Western Pa.: Feb. 17, 2021

Before February is over, take in some more Black History Month-inspired programming.

Then look ahead to March, for an upcoming St. Patrick’s Day bash or spring-themed art classes.

Details on those and other arts and educational opportunities are here, in this week’s Big List.

Art

• Where are they?: Carnegie Museum

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The gaming industry isn’t diverse enough. This Philadelphian is trying to change that

“I wasn’t immediately into gaming because at first, I was trying to just understand my environment. But when I started, it connected me to things I’d never known about.”

First, Madehdou played individual games, but as he grew more comfortable, he competed with other people. In this way, video games became an immersive way to navigate a new culture and make friends.

Now he creates space for other young people
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15 compelling swimming storylines to follow in the 2021 season

Ready or not, the swim season has officially tipped off.

This season, of course, won’t look anything like seasons of the past thanks to COVID-19 restrictions implemented throughout the state.

But there will still be plenty of intriguing storylines happening within each county and conference.

Here are 15 storylines to keep an eye on in 2021:

Who’s the No. 1 boys team in the state?

It’s been a long time

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Minneapolis DFL will go forward with virtual endorsements, despite concerns

The Minneapolis DFL Party will move forward with virtual endorsements this year, even though Mayor Jacob Frey and 20 other candidates said they had concerns about the format and felt time would be better spent building consensus among party members.

“Endorsements borne of this process will be viewed as illegitimate by many campaigns and observers, and they threaten to undermine the integrity of our great Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party,” wrote the group,

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Freezing Dallas Rages at Officials Over Storm Fiasco

Steven Monacelli

Steven Monacelli

DALLAS—Millions are without power in the Lone Star State as local and state government officials struggle to respond to the most devastating winter storm in over 100 years.

Perhaps no scene in this city best captures the absurdity of the predicament Texans find themselves in than the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. Capacity approximately 500, it is a “warming center”—the only such center opened in a city of

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Ross OKs using community center gym for covid vaccination clinic; no opening date announced

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Mayor, others urge Minneapolis DFL to forgo endorsements for sake of party unity

Mayor Jacob Frey and at least 17 other candidates in Minneapolis elections this year asked the DFL Party not to make endorsements, saying they had concerns about the virtual format and felt time would be better spent building consensus among party members.

“Endorsements borne of this process will be viewed as illegitimate by many campaigns and observers, and they threaten to undermine the integrity of our great Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party,” wrote

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